Red lentils are cooked with onions and garlic that have been sautéed in coconut oil then simmered with Berbere seasoning, tomatoes and tomato paste. The dish is rich, bold and spicy!
Berbere Spiced Red Lentils
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(Recipe modified from Daring Gourmet)
1-1/2 Tablespoons coconut oil
1 large onion, very finely diced (I like sweet onions)
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 Roma tomato, very finely chopped (or 1/2 large regular tomato)
3 Tablespoons double concentrated tomato paste
2 Tablespoons berbere seasoning, divided